Fatal Thursday wreck leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Deadly wreck in Hardeman Co.

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - One person passed away and another was taken to Amarillo for their injuries after a wreck that happened on Thursday afternoon in Hardeman County just west of Quanah.

Both drivers were headed East on SH 287 through heavy smoke from a large grass fire nearby. The livestock trailer had come to a stop in the right-hand lane due to traffic, when the driver of the SUV was unable to stop in time and hit the rear-end of the trailer.

Eldridge Miller, 63, of Borger passed away at a later time after being transported to Hardeman County Memorial Hospital; he was the driver of the SUV.

Loretta Miller, also of Borger, was transported to Amarillo for her injuries.

The driver of the trailer did not sustain any injuries.

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